Saturday 21 April 2018

Tributes paid to Today FM sports commentator and 'voice of Manchester United' Tom Tyrrell

Tributes have been paid to Tom Tyrrell, a man described as the "voice of Manchester United" and a regular commentator for Today FM.

Tyrrell was well known on Today FM's Premier League Live coverage with the station's sports editor John Duggan describing him as "the voice of Man United".

Tyrrell worked with Piccadilly Radio and the BBC and tributes have been puring in from his colleagues and friends on social media.

John Duggan tweeted: "Sad to hear that Tom Tyrrell, a commentator on Premier League Live on Today FM for many years and the voice of Man United, has died. #RIP."

The BBC’s Dan Walker added: “‪It was a great pleasure & an education to work alongside Tom Tyrrell at Piccadilly Radio. Very sad to hear he has passed away. Thoughts with his family. He was admired by many.”

Tom Ross from talkSPORT said: “So Sad to hear that former Radio Picadilly Sports Editor & voice of Man U Tom Tyrrell has passed away. He helped me a lot in the early days #RIP”




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